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Treatment Options For Gonorrhea

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gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

chlamydia with gonorrhea together

i Have infected chlamydia with gonorrhea together in my trip. unfortunately i had entercourse with... Read more »

Worried about possible resistant gonorrhea

Hi there. Recently I have been having almost a textbook presentation of the signs of gonorrhea.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 2003, and Revised Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, 2004

In the United States, an estimated 700,000-800,000 persons are infected with Neisseria gonorrhoeae each year. 1 ,¬†2 Since 1993, CDC has recommended use of fluoroquinolones (i.e., ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) for gonorrhea... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Warns of Drug-Resistant Strains of Gonorrhea

"Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread to countries across the world, the UN health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors catch and treat cases earlier," Reuters reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading in North America

Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, is continuing to develop drug- resistant strains. The bacteria became resistant to sulfonamides in the 1940s, then to penicillins and tetracyclines in the 1970s and 1980s.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Isolate New Gonorrhea Strain Resistant to All Antibiotics

Scientists have isolated¬†a new strain of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea that is resistant to all known antibiotic treatments in biological samples from a Japan woman, according to Magnus Unemo of the Swedish Reference Laboratory for... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to know, how good are the currently available treatments, and what are the prospects for newly infected persons? The new drugs, anounced at the Retroconference, when do you think they will be available, and what effect are they going to... Read more »

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I have suffered from Neuropathy since 2000. At first they thought it was the Zerit that I was on becuase a side effect was Neuropathy and it could go away, it never did it just got worse. I have tried every drug from Neurotin to Lyrica with no pain... Read more »